這一篇是屬於綜覽性質的文章,

本來是放在 "2019 年 Men’s UCI WorldTour 的第 11 場賽事:2019 E3 BinckBank Classic"

的第一樓,

我覺得獨立出來單獨作為一個主題,會更方便於與單項賽事的報導互相參照,所以把文章搬來這裡。



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來談一下 2019 年 " Cobbled Classics (之一) (之二) (之三) " :

【 7 Facts To Know About The Cobbled Classics (Global Cycling Network / 2018.03.24) 】↓




三月份一開始,先有 " Opening Weekend " 的二場單日賽:( 也可以歸類為"Cobbled Classics" )

1. Omloop Het Nieuwsblad (之一)(之二)
(74th edition)(03.02)(六)(比利時) (1.UWT)
( Winner:Zdeněk Štybar / Deceuninck - Quick Step)

2. Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne
(2019 Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne)
(71st edition)(03.03)(日)(比利時) (Europe Tour / 1.HC)
( Winner:Bob Jungels / Deceuninck - Quick Step)
Jungels wins Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne (2019.03.03 / cyclingnews)】
【 Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne 2019 Highlights (Eurosport / 2019.03.04) 】↓




接著,是另一場 UCI WorldTour 單日賽 :
Strade Bianche (之一) (之二)
(13th edition)(03.09)(六)(義大利) (1.UWT)
( Winner:Julian Alaphilippe / Deceuninck - Quick Step)



到了三月中旬,輪到兩場 UCI WorldTour 多日賽上場:

1. Paris-Nice (之一) (之二)
(77th edition)(03.10 ~ 03.17)(法國) (2.UWT)
( GC 1 : Egan Bernal / Team Sky)

2. Tirreno-Adriatico (Tyrrhenian–Adriatic) (之一) (之二)
(54th edition)(03.13 ~ 03.19)(義大利) (2.UWT)
( GC 1 : Primož Roglič / Team Jumbo-Visma)



時序進入三月下旬,歷史悠久、代表季節轉換的一場 UCI WorldTour 單日賽登場 :
Milano-Sanremo (Milan–San Remo) (之一) (之二)
(110th edition)(03.23)(六)(義大利) (1.UWT)
( Winner:Julian Alaphilippe / Deceuninck - Quick Step)



二天後,另一場歷史近百年的 UCI WorldTour 多日賽開始 :
Volta a Catalunya (Tour of Catalonia) (之一) (之二)
(99th edition) (03.25 (一) ~ 03.31 (日)) (西班牙 / 加泰隆尼亞) (2.UWT)
( Winner:Miguel Ángel López / Astana Pro Team)





接近三月底,一系列七場主要的 "Cobbled Classics" 賽事開戰了 :
(其中,1. ~ 5. 期間又被稱作 "Flemish Cycling Week")

1. Driedaagse Brugge-De Panne (Three Days of Bruges–De Panne) (之一) (之二)
(43rd edition)(03.27) (三) (比利時) (1.UWT)
( Winner:Dylan Groenewegen / Team Jumbo-Visma )
( 2018 Winner:Elia Viviani / Quick-Step Floors / Deceuninck - Quick Step )


2. E3 BinckBank Classic (之一) (之二)
(62nd edition)(03.29) (五) (比利時) (1.UWT)
( Winner:Zdeněk Štybar / Deceuninck - Quick Step )
( 2018 Winner:Niki Terpstra / Quick-Step Floors → 2019 年轉至 Direct Energie )


3. Gent-Wevelgem in Flanders Fields (Ghent-Wevelgem) (之一) (之二)
(81st edition)(03.31) (日) (比利時) (1.UWT)
( Winner:Alexander Kristoff / UAE-Team Emirates )
( 2018 Winner:Peter Sagan / BORA - hansgrohe )


4. Dwars door Vlaanderen (Across Flanders) (之一) (之二)
(74th edition)(04.03) (三) (比利時) (1.UWT)
( Winner:Mathieu van der Poel / Corendon - Circus )
( 2018 Winner:Yves Lampaert / Quick-Step Floors / Deceuninck - Quick Step )


5. Ronde van Vlaanderen (Tour of Flanders) (之一) (之二)
(103rd edition)(04.07) (日) (比利時) (1.UWT)
( Winner:Alberto Bettiol / EF Education First )
( 2018 Winner:Niki Terpstra / Quick-Step Floors → 2019 年轉至 Direct Energie )


6. Scheldeprijs (Grand Prize of the Scheldt)
(2019 Scheldeprijs)
(107th edition)(04.10) (三) (比利時) (Europe Tour / 1.HC)
( Winner: Fabio Jakobsen / Deceuninck - Quick Step )
( 2018 Winner: Fabio Jakobsen / Quick-Step Floors / Deceuninck - Quick Step )
Jakobsen repeats in Scheldeprijs (2019.04.10 / cyclingnews)】
【 Scheldeprijs 2019 Highlights (Eurosport / 2019.04.10) 】↓



7. Paris-Roubaix (之一) (之二)
(117th edition)(04.14) (日) (法國) (1.UWT) (Queen of the Classics)
( Winner:Philippe Gilbert / Deceuninck - Quick Step )
( 2018 Winner:Peter Sagan / BORA - hansgrohe )


--- 在2018年,這七場賽事的第一名由 Quick-Step Floors ( 2019年更名為 Deceuninck - Quick Step ) 包辦五場,另外二場則由 ( 2018 年 ) 彩虹衫 Peter Sagan ( BORA - hansgrohe ) 獨攬。





※ " Flanders Classics " 所屬每年三、四月在比利時 Flanders 地區所舉行的六場古典賽 :

1. Omloop Het Nieuwsblad (03.02)(六)(比利時) (1.UWT)

2. Gent-Wevelgem in Flanders Fields (03.31) (日) (比利時) (1.UWT)

3. Dwars door Vlaanderen (04.03) (三) (比利時) (1.UWT)

4. Tour of Flanders (Ronde van Vlaanderen) (04.07) (日) (比利時) (1.UWT)

5. Scheldeprijs (04.10) (三) (比利時) (Europe Tour / 1.HC)

6. De Brabantse Pijl (04.17) (三) (比利時) (Europe Tour / 1.HC)


(圖片來源:https://www.flandersclassics.be)

【 Flanders Classics - season 2018 (Flanders Classics / 2018.04.17) 】↓







The Monuments (之一) (之二) : (五大古典賽)

1. Milan-San Remo (110th edition)(2019.03.23)(六)(義大利) (1.UWT)

2. Tour of Flanders (103rd edition)(2019.04.07) (日) (比利時) (1.UWT)

3. Paris-Roubaix (117th edition)(2019.04.14) (日) (法國) (1.UWT)

4. Liège–Bastogne–Liège (105th edition)(2019.04.28) (日) (比利時) (1.UWT)

5. Giro di Lombardia (113rd edition)(2019.10.12) (六) (義大利) (1.UWT)





The Koppenberg and the defining cobbles, bergs and climbs of the Belgian Classics - Throughout the history of the Classics, it's the cobbled roads of Flanders that have had the biggest impact on results and careers (2019.04.03 / cyclingweekly)

--- Koppenberg ( Length: 620m, Elevation: 64m, Max gradient: 22 %, Toughness: 5/5 )

--- Taaienberg ( Length: 880m, Elevation: 57m, Max gradient: 18 %, Toughness: 3/5 )

--- Mariaborrestraat, Steenbeekdries & Stationsberg ( Length: 2,400m, Elevation: 2m, Toughness: 3/5 )

--- Kemmelberg ( Length: 1,400m, Elevation: 109m, Max gradient: 22 %, Toughness: 4/5 )

--- Cassel ( Length: 2,800m, Elevation: 53m, Max gradient: 13 %, Toughness: 2/5 )

--- Muur van Geraardsbergen ( Length: 1,075m, Elevation: 92m, Max gradient: 20 %, Toughness: 3/5 )

--- Paterberg ( Length: 400m, Elevation: 48m, Max gradient: 20%, Toughness: 2/5 )

--- Oude Kwaremont ( Length: 2,200m, Elevation: 93m, Max gradient: 11%, Toughness: 4/5 )
迎著風 流著汗 心靈與身體的對話 這每ㄧ刻的感動 都是上天的恩賜